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Sunday, 16 November 2014

Real Techniques: Miracle Complexion Sponge

Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge | £3.83  
Recently I posted about the Real Techniques Nic's Picks Brush Set and it was such a popular post! I'm so thankful for all the comments and bloglovin likes all you lovely people left me so thank you so much. Following the popularity of that post I thought I'd review the miracle complexion sponge which I purchased in the same order. As I said before, I purchased the brushes through the realtechniques.com website which worked out so much cheaper than other shops and online stores even including  p&p.

Using a sponge to apply makeup was something quite new to me but after seeing how many people raved about the beauty blender I knew I had to try something similar. Although I can't compare the two sponges I can say that this one is considerably cheaper and easy to get your hands on. The design of this sponge makes it easy to apply both concealer and foundation. One end is pointed which makes it perfect for under eyes and the flat and domed side are both good for all over application.  The best way to use this sponge is by soaking it in water then squeezing the excess out and using it damp. It blends makeup seamlessly into my skin but the downside is that it takes forever to dab the foundation in. I have found that this works perfectly with contouring to blend cream concealers in perfectly without dragging your contour and highlight into each other. It's a great little tool which I'd recommend to those of you who don't mind spending a little bit more time blending on a morning or who want a flawlessly blended base.

Have you tried this miracle complexion sponge before? What are your thoughts on beauty blenders?
               P.S I filmed my first youtube video this weekend! So keep your eyes peeled for it!




20 comments:

  1. Very nice. Would love it if you could also check out my luxury brand giveaway worth £150
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  2. Iv never tried to apply makeup with a sponge! It sounds great and great tip to use it damp! x
    Emma | Emmys Blog

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  3. I've got this sponge as well and absolutely love it! It gives a nearly airbrushed finish if you take the extra bit of time which I'd agree is so worth it xx

    Love and Marmalade

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  4. I love make up spounges, they apply foundation perfctly x x

    http://millieerosee.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. This sounds like its for me! I'd love to see the results. Great post :) x x

    www.beyondthevelvet.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. I have this in my basket as a new product to use and haven't yet brought myself to use it. But now I want to get it out! xoxo

    jpoppy-thats-just-me.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Great review, I don't know this one, but I'm still in love with the beauty blender and wondering how I could ever manage without it, lol. Lovely blog here btw! Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you.
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    Lenya
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  9. Thanks for commenting over on my blog! I've just found your blog and it's a great read! I've never tried a beauty blender but after seeing that so many people LOVE it, I may have to give it a go!

    Amanda / Amanda's Escape

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  10. This seems amazing! Real Techniques are amazing and I was also debating on whether I should get this and can't wait to hear your verdict.
    On another note, congrats on thinking about starting a YouTube channel! I think you'll be amazing at it and can't wait to see the video! Wish you all the best <3
    xoxo,

    BerryBloomXO.com | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog 
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  11. I love Real Techniques make up brushes and have been eyeing this up for a while may just have to give it a buy now!!

    Kirsty | KirstyLovesx

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  12. I've been dying to try the beauty blender so this seems like a great cheaper alternative! Xx

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  13. I'm definitely going to pick this up soon, I've loved every Real Techniques brush I've ever tried so I'm sure I'll love this too - can imagine it'd be amazing for patting in concealer when you want a really seamless finish. Can't wait to see your YouTube video either, I'm planning on starting a channel soon too!

    Meg at Meg Says

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  14. I'm a religious brush user! Not sure how I feel about the beauty sponges!
    Congrats on your youtube channel! xx

    Abi | abistreetx.blogspot.co.uk

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  15. I've been really wanting to try a new makeup sponge and this was is fairly inexpensive at the drugstore, but something keeps holding me back!

    Check out my blog?
    Krystal | Little Beauty Bug <3 & ­­Bloglovin'

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  16. I have beauty blender but I find it so hard to clean! Doom. How do you clean yours?

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  17. I started out using a sponge but have used one in so so long, but this seems really good so may have to give it a try x

    blushhx.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. Oooh I love this review! I've been looking out for a good (cheap) sponge! I like to quickly apply my foundation with a brush and then I use a sponge to quickly dab over it all to get rid of any lines and smooth everything out nicely :) I've just been working with a sponge that came free with a powder I bought but this looks like it worth investing in, I've seen so many good reviews of it! I'm absolutely loving your blog by the way, can't wait to check out your youtube video! I'm to scared to make that step yet haha :P

    Hope you're having a good day/week/life!

    http://alexandrakaty.blogspot.co.uk

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  19. I love Real Techniques, I find all their products really good quality and value. I used to use the sponge, but now I've moved over to the brush.

    Lisa xo | otweek.blogspot.co.uk

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